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Kenyan president blasts court over poll cancellation

Kenyan president blasts court over poll cancellation

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Sunday his coalition would only go to the election when they are sure the electoral commission will not take a side, adding that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) can not protect their votes.


US Open Tennis 2017 Results: Maria Sharapova Loses, Pablo Carreno Busta Advances

US Open Tennis 2017 Results: Maria Sharapova Loses, Pablo Carreno Busta Advances

That got up the nose of some rivals, mostly notably former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki , who wasn't the least bit pleased when her second round match last week (which she lost) was sent to outside court Coventry. She's taken just one set off the American in their five prior meetings. What separates Sharapova from so many of her peers, and which has survived the various hiatuses in her career, is her ability as a pure competitor who is able to focus on the next point, turning her back ...


US Threatens 'Massive Military Response' Against North Korea

US Threatens 'Massive Military Response' Against North Korea

Afterwards, Defense Secretary Mattis announced that the United States will launch a "massive military response" to any threat from Pyongyang. The test came hours after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected what state media said was a missile-ready hydrogen bomb.


Who Vladimir Putin thinks will rule the world

Who Vladimir Putin thinks will rule the world

Pacific territory of Guam. President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation warned ominously that a large-scale military conflict could erupt based on bellicose posturing - in relation to tensions between America and North Korea . He noted that this was a way to gradually reduce tensions. Putin went on to explain that urging Pyongyang to let go of the programme makes no sense as it is " misguided and futile ".


NDA nearly dead, says Sena MP on reshuffle

NDA nearly dead, says Sena MP on reshuffle

Senior leaders feel that the BJP wants to convey to regional parties that it is the dominant partner in the group and that the electoral performance of the BJP is the key to the NDA's success. He also taunted the BJP about its "arrogance" over having a majority in the Lok Sabha. We don't pay attention to such issues. In July, he ended his alliance with the Congress and Lalu Yadav in Bihar to form a new government with the BJP.


With tensions high, United States and South Korea finish drills

With tensions high, United States and South Korea finish drills

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis replied: "No". Defense Secretary Mattis welcomed his South Korean counterpart to the Pentagon on Wednesday, as the two countries try to figure out how to handle recent North Korean provocations. The warning comes as tensions soar after Pyongyang fired an intermediate-range missile over Japan. It traveled around 2,700 kilometers (1,700 miles) at a maximum altitude of around 550 kilometers, it said, adding South Korea and the U.S.